Get access to our best features
Get access to our best features
Published 2 months ago

How towers in the clouds replaced the slums of Melbourne’s mean streets

Summary by Ground News
After World War II, Melbourne was in crisis, with many working families shoved out of the housing market. Slums were demolished and replaced with improved social housing, and rental subsidies were provided to help the poor make the transition. The Victorian Housing Commission used the funds to purchase a factory at Holmesglen, in south-east Melbourne, to build prefabricated housing. It was a short step to trying to solve Melbourne's housing problems with internationalist-styled towers of flats.

Bias Distribution

  • 100% of the sources lean Left
100% Left

To view factuality data please Upgrade to Premium


To view ownership data please Upgrade to Vantage

Sources are mostly out of (0)

Similar News Topics